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United Way of Southern Nevada Receives a $160,000 Lumina Foundation National Grant to Increase Postsecondary Attainment Rates

United Way of Southern Nevada Receives a $160,000 Lumina Foundation National Grant to Increase Postsecondary Attainment Rates

UWSN – Only Nevada organization to receive funding from the prestigious Lumina Foundation United Way of Southern Nevada (UWSN) was the only organization in Nevada selected to receive a $160,000 Lumina Foundation national grant to help increase postsecondary degree attainment in southern Nevada. To increase postsecondary degree attainment in southern Nevada, UWSN is collaborating with…Continue Reading

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May 28, 2015 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
CSN Cheyenne Campus – Telecommunications Bldg., Room 1772
UWSN | Mission Achieves Informational Event
Mission Achieves is a collective impact demonstration project, which focuses on improving the education pipeline between North Las Vegas high schools and local postsecondary institutions. Mission Achieves is a Lumina Foundation partner, working with Lumina to reach their ambitious goal of reaching a 60% national college/vocational attainment rate by 2025. We invite you to hear…... Continue Reading


June 12, 2015 (Fri)
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Bear’s Best Las Vegas
Fourth Annual NV Energy – IBEW 396 Golf Tournament benefitting United Way of Southern Nevada
See Flyer here 4th Annual NV Energy – IBEW 396 United Way Golf Benefit Registration: 6:30 AM Time: 7:30 AM Shotgun Start Format: Four Person Scramble Awards and banquet immediately following play. Raffle and Mulligans Available Tournament Day: $5 per ticket or $20 for 5 tickets Mulligans $10 each 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Prizes – Golf Course Contests…... Continue Reading


July 13, 2015 (Mon) - July 14, 2015 (Tue)
MGM Grand Conference Center
2015 Women’s Leadership Conference presented by MGM Resorts Foundation
SAVE THE DATE Join hundreds of motivated women (over 800 in 2014!) along with a dynamic lineup of engaging and inspirational speakers for a two-day journey designed to enhance your career, build your professional network and maximize your leadership potential. This Conference is the nation’s new forum to promote women’s personal and professional development and…... Continue Reading


October 22, 2015 (Thu)
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Rio All-Suite Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, Brasilia Ballroom
Community in Blue | Campaign Celebration 2015
Sponsorship opportunities available. Click here for information. Join us for a celebration of our donors and workplace campaigns who support us throughout the year! We are hosting our annual 2015 Community in Blue | Campaign Celebration on Thursday, October 22 from 11:30am – 1:30pm at the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino, Brasilia Ballroom. The event celebrates United Way’s…... Continue Reading